"Gil Parris represents the very best of the new guitarists and performers on the scene today. He is a great composer and has a tight band who really play together as a unit! He's gonna be the next big star on the radio-friendly horizon...it's only up up up for Gil!! ~ Randy Brecker

Grammy-Nominated guitar virtuoso Gil Parris, is known for his special blend of Blues, Jazz, Rock & Smooth Jazz. He has recorded & toured both as a solo artist & sideman with major artists such as: Dr. John, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Diane Schuur, David Mann, Billy Vera, Bobby Caldwell & Toni Braxton to name a few.

Career Highlights:

• Major Label Recording Artist, Gil's self-titled debut CD was released by RCA/BMG! "A smashing debut"(Guitar One),"An impressive beginning"(Jazziz)

• Seen On NBC's THE TODAY SHOW, CBS, WPIX, FOX 5, RNN, BET's "Studio Jams", The YES Network, The Food Network and on the national DVD release" Masters of the Stratocaster"

• Has had # 1 Song(s) on MUSIC CHOICE

• Has A Hot Licks Artist Video & the first Truefire artist course, "Inside Out" (4 Cd-Roms)

• The Gil Parris Model Signature Guitar (Reverend) was named "One of the Coolest Artist Signature Guitars of All-Time" by Guitar Player Magazine. His second guitar was released in the summer of 2018

• Has acclaimed DVD out now with Paul Shaffer, Bernie Williams, Randy Brecker, David Mann...hosted by Carolyn Kepcher ! "This DVD is a perfect introduction to one of the finest players around." Vintage Guitar

Studio Jams #62 - "Europa"


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  • Occurred Friday, August 16th, 2019 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm


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